Yoga can be performed only for recreation, but mostly it includes meditative techniques - the word yoga means union - the unity, and the unification of mind and body. In combination with meditation techniques, yoga is a great way to improve and benefit your body and your mind..
Through yogic techniques we develop a sense of inner peace, clarity of mind and health and harmony. Yoga is an ancient discipline but it's not a religion and does not goes against any religion. We can define it as a science, practical, methodical and systematic discipline that aims to help people to become aware of their inner potential. Regardless of religious beliefs we can use yoga techniques in order to be healthier, happier and more peaceful individuals. .
Benefits of Yoga:
Yoga improves flexibility, builds muscles and perfects your posture
Increases your bloodflow, ups your heart rate and boosts your immunity
Prevents cartilage and joint breakdown, protects your spine and betters your bone health